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We are pleased to announce our featured speakers for the
2019 Meeting:

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Bob Tasca III
Driver of the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Mustang Funny Car

Bob Tasca III has been racing since he was 16 years old. He started his racing career by attending Roy Hill’s driving school. From there he went on to be licensed in 4 NHRA classes. In 2005, after years of being around the John Force program Bob wanted to try his skills in a Top Alcohol Funny Car, the stepping stone to entering the Top Fuel program. After attending Frank Hawley’s Top Alcohol Funny Car driving program Tasca decided to build their own car and enter the professional ranks. In just his first 2 years on the professional circuit the Tasca team has landed 12 final round appearances. Won 6 National events and 2 divisional races. Went to back to back Finals of the Super Bowl of NHRA racing in Indianapolis in 2006 & 2007! In 2008 Bob Tasca III broke into the Nitro Funny Car class as Team owner and driver of the Motorcraft / Quick Lane Top Fuel Funny Car. Over his career in Nitro Funny Car Tasca has four wins, 27 semifinals and 13 final round appearances.

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Ed Kovalchick
Net Profit, Inc

Ed Kovalchick has traveled the world training and consulting in fixed operations for manufacturers and dealers. His extensive background includes master technician status, independent shop owner, dealer with all Chrysler & Nissan franchises, and founder of Net Profit Inc., fixed operations consulting and training. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana, and has served as state president of the Automotive Service Councils, and the advisory boards of Wyo Tech and Virginia College. He has been a regular columnist and conference presenter with Dealer Magazine and Digital Dealer since 1995.

David Johnson
Ford Motor Company
Global Director Service Engineering Operations

Brian Kross
Ford Motor Company
FordPass Dealership Engagement Manager

Joe Ryan
Ford Motor Company
Orlando Region Parts & Service Manager

Matt Hamerling
Enterprise Rental

Ed Roberts
Bozard Ford

Susan Padro
Mullinax Ford of Central Florida
Service Director
Orlando Region PSMAC Representative